Items related to Freedom of the press

AFP 20 Apr 2017
Journalists are increasingly resorting to self-censorship to avoid falling foul of the authorities in the face of...
Journalist and MP Abdel Rahim Ali
Al-Masry Al-Youm 11 Apr 2017
Abdel Rehim Ali, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Al-Bawaba News issued a statement on Monday regarding the suspension...
The New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists has accused Egypt of placing restrictions on media and being a "leading jailer of journalists" (AFP Photo/Mohammed Abed)
 
AP 05 Mar 2017
President Donald Trump's assertion that journalists are "the enemy of the people," with its dark echoes...
Reuters 15 Apr 2016
The website of Russian state news agency Sputnik has been blocked in Turkey, its Turkish editor-in-chief said on Friday...
Al-Watan newspaper's problematic front page which was reportedly withheld in print
Egypt Independent 11 Mar 2015
An NGO has slammed Egyptian authorities for reportedly confiscating the issue of an independent newspaper after its...
Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir addresses the general conference of the ruling National Congress Party in Khartoum October 23, 2014.
AFP 17 Feb 2015
Sudanese security officers seized the print runs of 14 newspapers on Monday, a government-run media body said, in one...
Relatives wait outside morgue for  bodies of sons killed in the Air Defense Stadium rampage before Zamalek, ENPPI match
Mohamed Mostafa 09 Feb 2015
An independent committee of journalists denounced the death of a reporter during the violence that broke out between...
Journalists Syndicate
Al-Masry Al-Youm 05 Feb 2015
The Journalists Syndicate opens the door for candidacy for mid-term elections on 14 February for five days, with the...
Diaa Rashwan
Egypt Independent
Al-Masry Al-Youm
06 Nov 2014
A number of journalists have formed a front to denounce what they believe is newspapers’ tendency to practice...
Muhammad Mansour
Drew Brammer
10 Feb 2014
Despite yesterday's release of documentary filmmaker Hossam Meneai, Egypt remains tough place for journalists....